Andrew W. Lo is the Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, director of MIT’s Laboratory for Financial Engineering, and principal investigator at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. His research interests include innovative approaches to healthcare financing and new statistical methods for incorporating patient preferences into the drug approval process and predicting clinical trial outcomes. Dr. Lo is the author of several books and over 100 articles, including “Commercializing Biomedical Research Through Securitization Techniques”, “Estimating Clinical Trial Success Rates and Related Parameters”, and “Buying Cures Versus Renting Health: Financing Health Care with Consumer Loans”. Dr. Lo is a board member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and Roivant Sciences, an advisor to BridgeBio Capital, and a member of the Board of Overseers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Lo received his B.A. in economics from Yale University and his A.M. and Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.